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Because sometimes you want to eat lighter. Because you wanted to cook a meal without meat. Because it’s better for the environment. Because it feels good to the body. Because, and that’s the most important, it’s really good! These are just some of the reasons that lead me to present you today’s recipe: Tacos with grilled chickpeas.
Yes, legumes! I know, I know, it’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but there is a way to make them more interesting! And the recipe that I present to you today is an attempt to convince the reluctant! In addition, the smoky taste of the paprika is so delicious, so it should help convince any carnivores! Finally, the grilled chickpeas are really delicious and crispy.
Chickpeas, like all legumes, are a naturally rich source of vegetable protein, several vitamins and minerals and dietary fiber. In addition, it’s low in fat, and like all plant foods it doesn’t contain cholesterol. But you don’t have to be vegetarian to enjoy its flavor and its benefits!
With their fiber, chickpeas help reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the blood while lowering blood pressure and triglyceride levels. They can therefore reduce the risk of heart attacks, heart disease or cardiovascular events.
Chickpeas are also a great source of potassium and are very good at improving circulation and regulating blood pressure. They are recommended for those who suffer from hypertension. They prevent rheumatism or arthritis, and also cramps.
Diabetics can eat chickpeas and enjoy the benefits because they provide a lot of zinc and allow the body to assimilate and store insulin. It’s a good food for the general development of the body, to strengthen the immune system, heal wounds and metabolize proteins. Chickpeas also help fight fatigue and are responsible for transporting vitamin A to the retina.
Chickpeas are legumes that deserves a place on your plate! Adding it to your diet will allow you to benefit from its many assets.
Disclaimer: For informational and educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. If you have a health concern, a medical condition, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or are taking any medication please consult your healthcare provider.